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A skilled workforce is seen as key to turning the California economy around.
A growing education gap in California could diminish workers’ chances of finding jobs in the coming years, according to a study.
Before job-seekers fill out an application for work making foam products for the aerospace industry at General Plastics Manufacturing in Tacoma, they have to take a math test.
As California's K-12 schools move to new common core curriculum, the state's public four-year university systems are also revising their entrance course guidelines to provide clearer direction for high schools developing new standards-aligned, college-required classes.
High schools across the country are turning students as young as freshmen into IRS-certified tax preparers and having them do free tax returns for low-income community members in partnership with the IRS' Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson met with local education, business and community leaders today to discuss the importance of collaborating across sectors to improve students’ college and career readiness.
Oakland Unified School District board member Gary Yee is expected to take over as acting superintendent following the recent resignation of Superintendent Tony Smith, district officials announced Sunday.
The Antioch Unified School District is leading the way in a statewide effort for High School Reformation.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan detailed his upcoming education agenda in testimony last week before the Senate.